Aaron Copland

Aaron
Copland
1900
1990

American Composer of Concert and Film Music

Author Quotes

Inspiration may be a form of super-consciousness, or perhaps of sub-consciousness - I wouldn't know. But I am sure it is the antithesis of self-consciousness.

The greatest moments of the human spirit may be deduced from the greatest moments in music.

If you want to understand music better, you can do nothing more important than to listen to it.

In the musical field there appears to be an unquenchable thirst for the familiar, and very little curiosity as to what the newer composers are up to.

A musical idea is not the same as a piece of music. It only induces a piece of music.

The simplest way of listening to music is to listen for the sheer pleasure of the musical sound itself.

To stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable.

Author Picture
First Name
Aaron
Last Name
Copland
Birth Date
1900
Death Date
1990
Bio

American Composer of Concert and Film Music